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Bible Study Daily Reading

Today's reading

Reading 1

Psalm chapter 55

(Psa 55:1) Give ear to my prayer, O God; And hide not thyself from my supplication.

(Psa 55:2) Attend unto me, and answer me: I am restless in my complaint, and moan,

(Psa 55:3) Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked; For they cast iniquity upon me, And in anger they persecute me.

(Psa 55:4) My heart is sore pained within me: And the terrors of death are fallen upon me.

(Psa 55:5) Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, And horror hath overwhelmed me.

(Psa 55:6) And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! Then would I fly away, and be at rest.

(Psa 55:7) Lo, then would I wander far off, I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah

(Psa 55:8) I would haste me to a shelter From the stormy wind and tempest.

(Psa 55:9) Destroy, O Lord, [and] divide their tongue; For I have seen violence and strife in the city.

(Psa 55:10) Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: Iniquity also and mischief are in the midst of it.

(Psa 55:11) Wickedness is in the midst thereof: Oppression and guile depart not from its streets.

(Psa 55:12) For it was not an enemy that reproached me; Then I could have borne it: Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; Then I would have hid myself from him:

(Psa 55:13) But it was thou, a man mine equal, My companion, and my familiar friend.

(Psa 55:14) We took sweet counsel together; We walked in the house of God with the throng.

(Psa 55:15) Let death come suddenly upon them, Let them go down alive into Sheol; For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.

(Psa 55:16) As for me, I will call upon God; And Jehovah will save me.

(Psa 55:17) Evening, and morning, and at noonday, will I complain, and moan; And he will hear my voice.

(Psa 55:18) He hath redeemed my soul in peace from the battle that was against me; For they were many [that strove] with me.

(Psa 55:19) God will hear, and answer them, Even he that abideth of old, Selah [The men] who have no changes, And who fear not God.

(Psa 55:20) He hath put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him: He hath profaned his covenant.

(Psa 55:21) His mouth was smooth as butter, But his heart was war: His words were softer than oil, Yet were they drawn swords.

(Psa 55:22) Cast thy burden upon Jehovah, and he will sustain thee: He will never suffer the righteous to be moved.

(Psa 55:23) But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; But I will trust in thee. Psalm 56 For the Chief Musician; set to Jonath elem rehokim. [A Psalm] of David. Michtam: when the Philistines took him in Gath.

Reading 2

Psalm chapter 56

(Psa 56:1) Be merciful unto me, O God; for man would swallow me up: All the day long he fighting oppresseth me.

(Psa 56:2) Mine enemies would swallow me up all the day long; For they are many that fight proudly against me.

(Psa 56:3) What time I am afraid, I will put my trust in thee.

(Psa 56:4) In God (I will praise his word), In God have I put my trust, I will not be afraid; What can flesh do unto me?

(Psa 56:5) All the day long they wrest my words: All their thoughts are against me for evil.

(Psa 56:6) They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, They mark my steps, Even as they have waited for my soul.

(Psa 56:7) Shall they escape by iniquity? In anger cast down the peoples, O God.

(Psa 56:8) Thou numberest my wanderings: Put thou my tears into thy bottle; Are they not in thy book?

(Psa 56:9) Then shall mine enemies turn back in the day that I call: This I know, that God is for me.

(Psa 56:10) In God (I will praise [his] word), In Jehovah (I will praise [his] word),

(Psa 56:11) In God have I put my trust, I will not be afraid; What can man do unto me?

(Psa 56:12) Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render thank-offerings unto thee.

(Psa 56:13) For thou hast delivered my soul from death: [Hast thou] not [delivered] my feet from falling, That I may walk before God In the light of the living? Psalm 57 For the Chief Musician; [set to] Al-tash-heth. [A Psalm] of David. Michtam; when he fled from Saul, in the cave.

Reading 3

Psalm chapter 57

(Psa 57:1) Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me; For my soul taketh refuge in thee: Yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I take refuge, Until [these] calamities be overpast.

(Psa 57:2) I will cry unto God Most High, Unto God that performeth [all things] for me.

(Psa 57:3) He will send from heaven, and save me, [When] he that would swallow me up reproacheth; Selah God will send forth his lovingkindness and his truth.

(Psa 57:4) My soul is among lions; I lie among them that are set on fire, Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, And their tongue a sharp sword.

(Psa 57:5) Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; [Let] thy glory [be] above all the earth.

(Psa 57:6) They have prepared a net for my steps; My soul is bowed down: They have digged a pit before me; They are fallen into the midst thereof themselves. Selah

(Psa 57:7) My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing, yea, I will sing praises.

(Psa 57:8) Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake right early.

(Psa 57:9) I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the peoples: I will sing praises unto thee among the nations.

(Psa 57:10) For thy lovingkindness is great unto the heavens, And thy truth unto the skies.

(Psa 57:11) Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; [Let] thy glory [be] above all the earth. Psalm 58 For the Chief Musician; [set to] Al-tashheth. [A Psalm] of David. Michtam.